Food Stuff

Illustration By Conrad Garcia

Northern Yolo County’s doesn’t get a huge amount of local notice, but it is one of the Sacramento area’s most notable agricultural regions. Farming and ranching there dates back to the 1840s, when the valley was part of a Mexican land grant. Organic farming took off in the 1980s. Many of the valley’s products make their way onto the plates of the Bay Area’s most discerning restaurants. Local farmers recently came up with a plan to raise their local profile by rolling out the “Capay Valley Grown” campaign. They’ll bring their efforts to our grocers, with the goal of getting shoppers to look for the Capay Valley Grown label. “We want to help consumers make a connection between the food they’re buying and the place that it comes from,” said a campaign spokesperson. Look for the label, and discover the high-quality foods coming from Capay Valley.